The stamps come in 1st Local, $0.65, and $1.10 denominations, and are the seventh in a set of 12 featuring the animals of the Chinese zodiac.It is also releasing a collector’s edition with stamps in denominations of $5 and $10.SingPost is also offering discounted postage rates for greeting cards posted between Jan 10 and Jan 31 next year. Customers will pay between $0.26 and $0.55 for postage, depending on the card’s weight and destination.
The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has issued special Year of the Horse stamps to welcome the Chinese New Year. The Year of the Horse stamps, each measuring 40mm X 30mm, were printed by Amstar Co. Inc. The stamps were done by PHLPost in-house layout artists Jose Antonio A. Jayme and Jan Michael A. Manuel.The stamps, priced P10 and P30, have been released since December 2. More than 7,000 souvenir sheets, priced at P80 each have been printed.“People born in the Year of the Horse are extremely animated, active and energetic,” PHLPost said.
Through the “18th International Postage Stamp Design Contest,” Korea Post has publicly collected stamp designs under the theme of “New Year’s Greeting Stamps.” Four works that won grand and gold prizes in the youth category and general category have each been issued as stamps.The Grand Prize winner in the general category was “roaring new year” by Cho Zaw Aung (Myanmar), which strongly expresses horse-like features in lines of pastel tones. The work by Norman B.